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Top 9 Things To Do In Hanoi, Vietnam

“There’s so much going on” is what most people will tell you about Hanoi. Indeed, there’s a lot happening all at once but I loved it!  Here’s the top nine attraction to see when in Hanoi: 1.The Huc Bridge- This beautiful red bridge connects the sacred Buddhist Ngoc Son Temple and the bank of Hoan Kiem Lake in the center of the city.  2.Hoàn Kiếm Lake- Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as Hồ Gươm, is a lake in the historical center of Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam. The lake is one of the major scenic spots in the city and serves as a local point for its public life.  3. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh’s final resting place. When He died in 1969, his body was sent to Russia to be preserved. It is very impressive to see how many people stand in line for hours just to visit his body and pay respects. Make sure you spot the change of guards!  4. Temple of Literature – Also known as Temple of Confucius and Vietnam’s first …

The Amazing Wildlife of The Galapagos Islands

Discover the many amazing animals that live in the Galapagos Islands: 1. The Galapagos Tortoise Scientific name: Geochelone nigra Did you know: The Galapagos giant tortoise spends a large part of the day grazing in small groups , feeding on a wide range of vegetation, from grasses and flowers to cactus fruits. (Via arkive.org) Also, Galapagos giant tortoises keep growing for 30 or 40 years to almost 5 feet and weigh around 500 pounds. 2) Sea Lions Scientific name: Zalophus wollebaeki Did you know: Juvenile Galapagos sea lions are chestnut brown in colour and measure around 75 centimetres at birth. (Via eol.org ) 3) Marine Iguana Scientific name: Amblyrhynchus cristatus Did you know: The marine Iguana can dive up to 9 meters (30 ft) into the water. (Via wikipedia.org) 4) Land Iguana Scientific name: Conolophus subcristatus Did you know:  Land iguanas share a symbiotic relationship with the islands’ birds, who find a food source in the parasites that live on the iguanas’ skins. (Via ecoventura.com )  Marine Iguanas often wear distinctive white “wigs” of salt expelled from glands …

Where To Stay in The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a very special to me. My family and I use to travel to the enchanted islands almost every weekend in the early 2000s. That being said, I know the islands like the palm of my hand. If you are looking for hotel recommendations, look no further than the hotels listed below: 1) Villa Escalesia – Santa Cruz Island Located in Puerto Ayora overlooking Pelican Bay on the Island of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos, Villa Escalesia is one of very few private homes available for exclusive hire. This stunning sea-front villa is managed by the team at the island’s leading hotel, The Royal Palm. Villa Escalesia is a spacious, locally-designed villa with all the creature comforts of home. Sitting on the water’s edge – our villa makes a stunning base for your Galapagos adventure holiday. The layout lends itself perfectly to groups of friends or extended families looking for an alternative to a hotel; it is also a magnificent location for weddings and special occasions. There are 4 large en-suite bedrooms, …

Hotel Review: The Radisson Blu Berlin

6 Reasons Why You Should Stay In The Radisson Blu Berlin: 1. Conveniently located in the heart of Berlin’s city center. Berlin’s main happenings found in this area. 2. Amazing room views! If you’re lucky, you can wake up to the stunning Berlin’s Cathedral right outside from your balcony.   3. The Danube River’s boat tours depart right down the street from your hotel’s main entrance. 4. The interior decor is out of this world. As soon as you enter, you’ll stumble upon a giant aquarium from floor to ceiling) right in the middle of the lobby.   5. Eat to your heart’s content with their delicious in-room dining offerings! No need to worry if you get hungry after hours, the in-room service is available 24/7. (Selected menu items only.)  6. After a long day of touring Berlin, the sight of your bed brings pure happiness. About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. …

This is Miami: What To See & Do

📍Miami, Florida, USA ✈️ Arrive at Miami International Airport (MIA) or Fort-Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) 🏨 Stay at SLS Brickell – 1 Hotel South Beach – Mandarin Oriental -EAST Hotel     ☀️ When to go? February – July  🍴Must Try: Miami’s Authentic Cuban Cuisine (Versailles Restaurant)  🚲 Bikes Available for rent via Citibike Miami   1.Wynwood Walls – No visit to Miami is complete without stopping by Wynwood Walls. Located in Wynwood neighborhood. Each wall has it’s uniqueness! 2. Perez Art Museum – If you like art, this is the place to be. The Perez Art Museum focuses on showcasing famous artists from all over the world and their art work. Enjoy exhibitions all year around. For more information, visit their website at http://pamm.org 3. Freedom Tower – During the revolution, many Cubans left their country and head towards starting a new life in Miami. Upon arrival, cubans needed to check-in to the Freedom Tower. Also, did you know this building was the tallest building in Miami? 4. Little Havana – A piece of …